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Backcountry Makers: Lecture by Betsy White
Arts Array - Sunday with Friends Lecture
Date: 4/21/2013 3:00 PM
Cost: Free for Everyone
Location: Washington County Public Library
Join Betsy White, the retired director of the William King Museum, to help celebrate her new book, Backcountry Makers: An Artisan History of Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee. The book, which is based on ten years of field research, is a series of portraits of late 18th and 19th century artists and craftspeople in the region, ranging from silversmiths to quilters to portrait painters to blacksmiths to cabinetmakers.